West Pittsburg, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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West Pittsburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The West Pittsburg Census Designated Place had a population of 782 as of July 1, 2017. West Pittsburg ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Pittsburg is located at latitude 40.931 and longitude -80.3591 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the West Pittsburg Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 860 feet.

The West Pittsburg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633816) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The West Pittsburg Census Designated Place is located within Township of Taylor, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Pittsburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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West Pittsburg, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 782
Daytime Population: Workers 98
Daytime Population: Residents 466
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 564
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 722
Population in Familes 545
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density2 1,140
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $37,213
Average Household Income $45,895
Per Capita Income $20,858


Total Housing Units 392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 273 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $84,107
Average Home Value $93,132


Total Households 362
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 216
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.45% -0.67%
Households -0.41% -0.62%
Families -0.98% -0.75%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

West Pittsburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Pittsburg to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1087 38th
Population Density # 1009 43rd
Diversity Index # 1417 19th
Median Household Income # 1571 11th
Per Capita Income # 1550 12th

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